THE ONLY SPECIAL ONE

Sweets&Snacks Congress 2017 is a meeting dedicated entirely to the confectionery and snacks industry, which integrates key players influencing markets development:

Producers, distributors and exporters of sweets and snacks;
Board members and traders deciding on purchase for chain stores;
Providers of services and solutions for producers of sweets and snacks and for the trade.

PRICELESS KNOWLEDGE OF THE MARKET AND BUSINESS CONTACTS

Sweets&Snacks Congress 2017 provides unique knowledge of the market and enables exchange of experiences between all market participants. Take an advantage of many possibilities.

Speeches of experts on prices of raw materials, trends and factors forming the confectionery and snacks market, prospects for sectors development, product strategies.
Advices on chain stores product policy, development of export, advertising and marketing, adjusting for the new and only planned regulations.
Networking – face-to-face business meetings held in comfortable conference rooms. Discussions and consultations with best experts on their fields.
An exhibition of TOP products and services.

INTEGRATION OF PRODUCERS, SERVICES PROVIDERS AND TRADE

Producers of confectionery, snacks and services providers: owners, board members, heads of sales, heads of purchase, heads of marketing, strategy and development managers – acting as speakers, exhibitors and participants.
Grocery stores of all types and wholesalers: board members, heads of sales, heads of purchase, heads of marketing, category managers, private label managers.





PRODUCT CATEGORIES REPRESENTED DURING THE CONGRESS:




SWEETS&SNACKS CONGRESS IN DETAILS


ILLUSTRATIVE PARTICIPANTS OF PREVIOUS EDITIONS

RETAIL CHAIN

PRODUCES

GOODS AND SERVICES PROVIDERS



FRAMEWORK OF THE PROGRAM *

Radosław Chmurak
vice-president of management board
sales and marketing director, Tarczyński
Jan Gaj
merger acquisition manager
Navigator Capital
Adam Gajewski
director of R&D Hub
Mondelez Polska
Honorata Jarocka
analyst
Mintel
Igor Jeliński
president of management board
Mieszko
 
Jan Kolański
president of management board
Colian
Katarzyna Krzywicka
business unit manager
IQS
Adam Łaszyn
president
Alert Media Communications
Marta Marczak
director
PwC
Anna Michalak
analyst
GfK Polonia
 
Marek Moczulski
president of management board
Bakalland
Dorota Peretiatkowicz
business unit manager
IQS

FRAMEWORK OF THE PROGRAM *

MARKET AND BUSINESS


08:30 a.m. Registration of guests

09:00-09:30 a.m. In search for growth. The sweets and snacks market in Poland / Joanna Rogalska, client director, Nielsen

09:30-09:50 a.m. Gourmands, snack lovers and food ascetics – a story of the sweets and snacks market in Poland / Magdalena Zimna, strategic insight director, GfK Polonia, Anna Michalak, analyst, GfK Polonia

09:50-10:50 a.m. DEBATE: New order: the sweets and snacks market in the times of dietary revolution

  • living in a hurry, food to go, new dietary and cooking trends
  • trend convenience shapes the market and poses new challenges for the trade and producers
  • sport equals health – functional and protein products
  • health trends – sugar, salt, fats off-limits
  • legislative changes - tax on sugar
  • sustainable development and certified products
  • obesity – common challenge for producers, trade and consumers

Radosław Chmurak, vice-president of management board, sales and marketing director, Tarczyński
Adam Gajewski, director of R&D Hub, Mondelez Polska
Marta Marczak, director, PwC
Marek Moczulski, president of management board, Bakalland

10.50-11.50 a.m. Coffee break / business-mixer

11:50 a.m.-12:50 p.m. The sweets and snacks market 2025. Challenges and opportunities
  • sweets sector and the situation on the labour market and condition of the Polish economy
  • situation on the world raw materials market. What does the freeing of the sugar market mean for the sector?
  • new export directions. Polish producers are looking for new opportunities and meeting new cultures
  • digital transformation in the food industry and trade will change the business
  • legislative changes will influence the situation on the FMCG market
  • private brands pose a new challenge for sweets and snacks producers
  • worlds of products – trade is more and more willingly working with suppliers on unique commercial concepts

CONSUMER AND SALES


12:50-13:05 p.m. A seeking consumer. Innovations in the sweets and snacks sector / Adam Gajewski, director of R&D Hub, Mondelez Polska

13:05-13:20 p.m. The night shift. Occasions to eat sweets and snacks / Honorata Jarocka, analyst, Mintel

13:20-13:50 p.m. Who bites sweets? An unexpected competitor is coming! / Radosław Chmurak, vice-president of management board, sales and marketing director, Tarczyński

13:50-14:50 p.m. Lunch / business-mixer

14:50-15:05 p.m. Health vs. the need for pleasure. Can sweets and snacks reconcile those two? / Marta Marczak, director, PwC

15:05-15:20 p.m. The latest trends in sweets and snacks packaging

15:20-15:35 p.m. In pursuit of Snapchat: communication with a young customer and creation of the brand image in the Internet / Katarzyna Krzywicka, business unit manager, IQS, Dorota Peretiatkowicz, business unit manager, IQS

15.35-16.35 p.m. Coffee break / business-mixer

16:35-16:50 p.m. Rising stars of sweets and snacks distribution. Time for convenience stores and fuel stations!

16:50-17:05 p.m. Producers against the wall. Takeovers in the trade will force the industry to take consolidation moves

17:05-17:20 p.m. A consumer in the times of post-truth. How to protect the brand image in the era of fake news / Adam Łaszyn, president, Alert Media Communications

17:30 p.m. Dinner with musical accompaniment live

* The Organizer reserves the right to modify the program.

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